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Listen To A Clip Of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Beautifully Haunting Singing Voice From Neverwhere

This audio clip autostarts so we’re putting it after the jump. But really, would anyone mind a little surprise Benedict Cumberbatch?

Cumberbatch plays Islington in the audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s TV series/novel Neverwhere and acts alongside James McAvoy, Natalie Dormer, Anthony Head and Christopher Lee (check out a cast photo!). It will have its premiere on BBC’s Radio 4 this Saturday and continue on Radio 4 Extra Monday-Friday.

If only listen isn’t enough, and I’m sure it won’t be, take a tip from the Radio Times: “For an extra-eerie effect, open this page in two (or more) windows and start the clip playing for a second time, say 15/20 seconds after the first one has started (the more windows you open, the weirder it gets…)”

(via Radio Times)

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  • Anonymous


  • Being Geek Chic

    Pure sex.

  • Cumbertrekky

    Its meant to be

  • Sidra Condron

    Does he take requests? If he could just do The Hobbit’s Misty Mountains song from here on out, that would great…

  • Becky Berg

    As if the book wasn’t amazing enough to begin with.

  • Anonymous

    What a rich timbre – lovely.

  • Celesta

    He should sing more often, the little bits and pieces he has sung in various productions are all wonderful.

  • Janna A. Kepley

    media selection request failed! No music for me!

    “EMP v.3.1.0.r749603_749269_749444_6
    Playlist URL :
    Error code : MediationError [0] : media selection request failed

  • Jenny Randall

    Media selection request failed????? NO! :(

  • Jenny Randall
  • Janna A. Kepley

    You’re kind of awesome. Danke.

  • Jenny Randall

    You’re most welcome. :)